Chamarajanagara: In an inhuman incident the upper-class Lingayat community cleaned the public water storage tank by emptying the water reportedly from Heggatora Village of the Chamarajanagara on Saturday November 19.
It is said that a Dalit woman from the other place came to Heggatora Village and drank the water from the mini drinking water supply project at the upper-class community street. Then the elders of the upper class allegedly drained the water on Saturday and purified it with Gomutra. Soon after the incident of draining water went viral on social media, Tahasildar and other officials rushed to the spot and conducted an enquiry. The woman is an outsider and the police are tracing the woman.
A case has been registered at Chamarajanagara Rural Police Station in this regard. Tahasildar I. E. Basavaraju, Social Welfare Department officers on Sunday November 20 visited the village and put up a board that it is a public drinking water storage tank and all communities can drink water. The Tahasildar even took Dalit youth to all the water storage tanks and made to drink water.